Manoj Sinha

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Lt Governor Manoj Sinha Performs Special Puja, Marks Beginning Of Amarnath-Yatra

J&K Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha, marked the beginning of 43-day Amarnath Yatra, on June 30.  For this special occasion, Sinha performed the 'puja' of Baba Barfani and prayed for peace, happiness and prosperity of all. "I have full faith that the devotees travelling to seek the divine blessings of Shri Amarnathji will have a safe and memorable pilgrimage," said Sinha. The state-government made all the necessary arrangements for yatra… read-more

Thu, 30 Jun 2022 - 03:20 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Amarnath Yatra, Uttarakhand, Lt Governor Manoj Sinha, Pilgrims, Religious Places

Dakshin Kannada

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Karnataka Introduces Dress Code For Devotees In Over 200 Temples

Karnataka State Dharmik Parishat (KSDP), a government religious body, has decided to implement a dress code for devotees in over 200 temples in Dakshina Kannada. Following the cultural aspects, a local priest said, "We have urged devotees to follow dress code which respects Hindu cultural values. Saree is preferred for women...For men, we're deciding." However, the religious body will implement it after getting the government's approval.

Thu, 07 Oct 2021 - 04:30 PM / by Sumit Shekhar

Tags: devotees, hindu temple, Karnataka, Religious Places

Courtesy: Times Now News

Akshar Dham Temple

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Delhi: Akshardham Temple Welcomes Devotees With COVID-19 Protocols

Delhi's Akshardham Temple welcomed about 700 devotees on the very first day of the reopening. Despite having the permission to reopen in June, Akshardham Temple waited for further improvement in the COVID-19 situations. Reportedly, the temple is being sanitized periodically and floor markings have also been done to maintain the social distancing. Besides, each devotee has to undergo thermal screening before entering the complex. Sanitisation… read-more

Wed, 14 Oct 2020 - 12:48 PM / by Ujjwal Panchariya

Tags: Delhi, Akshardham Temple, Religious Places

Courtesy: Financial Express

Jayaram Manjithaya

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Jayaram Manjithaya Selected as Successor of Kesavananda Bharathi at Edneer Mutt

Edneer Mutt on September 7 announced Jayaram Manjithaya as the successor of Kesavananda Bharathi Swami after his demise on September 6. Jayaram will now be called Sacchidananda Bharathi Swami. The 50-year-old Jayaram is a graduate and was working as Mutt’s administrator for a decade. Reportedly, the official announcement and succession ceremony are scheduled on September 28. 

Mon, 07 Sep 2020 - 11:10 PM / by Mahadevan K V

Tags: edneer mutt, Kesavananda Bharti, Religious Places, Kerala

Courtesy: Deccan Herald

Kesavananda Bharti

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Kerala: Kesavananda Bharti Passes Away at the Age of 79

Kesavananda Bharti (79), the head of Edneer Mutt in Kerala passed away on September 6. He was known for the case that he had filed in 1973 against the Kerala government's land-reform laws. The judgement of this case is a benchmark in history and is referred to as "Kesavananda Bharti Case". The concept of "basic structure doctrine" of the constitution was implemented after this case.

Sun, 06 Sep 2020 - 10:15 AM / by Sneha Ramesh

Tags: Kerala, Religious Places, Kesavananda Bharti, Kerala Government

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Hemkund Sahib

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With Manadatory Guidelines, Hemkund Sahib Yatra Reopens for the Pilgrims

Uttarakhand's Hemkund Sahib has been reopened for the pilgrims, with some mandatory do's and don'ts for the visitors. Foremost, only asymptomatic people will be allowed to enter. Besides, people above 60 years, kids below 10 years and pregnant women will not be allowed. Pilgrims from other states will have to undergo 'Antigen COVID-19 test', and can proceed only if they test negative. The face mask will be compulsory for everyone.

Sat, 05 Sep 2020 - 11:56 AM / by Ujjwal Panchariya

Tags: Uttarakhand, Hemkund Sahib, Pilgrimage, Travel, Religious Places

Courtesy: Times Of India

Tamil Nadu


Unlock 4.0: Tourists And Devotees Traveling To Tamil Nadu Will Require Travel Pass

As per Unlock 4.0 Guidelines, the Tamil Nadu Government has granted relaxatation on the imposed restrictions. Religious places and hotels are now allowed to re-open, but will have to follow the guidelines as per the SOP. "Passenger trains and inter-state buses will resume from September 7," Tamil Nadu CM, K Palaniswami confirmed. However, the passengers traveling to TN via train or flight will still require travel pass.

Thu, 03 Sep 2020 - 12:40 PM / by Ujjwal Panchariya

Tags: Unlock 4.0, Tamil Nadu, Chennai, HOTEL, Religious Places

Courtesy: Times Of India